Education Letters

Education Quotes

G. M. Trevelyan Education... has produced a vast population able to read but unable to distinguish what is worth reading.
Abigail Adams Learning is not attained by chance. It must be sought for with ardor and attended to with diligence.
Voltaire It is an infantile superstition of the human spirit that virginity would be thought a virtue and not the barrier that separates ignorance from knowledge
Ashely Montagu The natural superiority of women is a biological fact, and a socially acknowledged reality.
Abraham Lincoln I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Abraham Lincoln I will study and get ready, and perhaps my chance will come.
Sir Francis Bacon Knowledge is power
Irwin Edman Education is the process of casting false pearls before real swine.
Frank Zappa If you want to get laid, go to college. If you want an education, go to a library.
Bertrand Russell Men are born ignorant, not stupid; they are made stupid by education.
Marilyn Ferguson Fear is a question: What are you afraid of, and why? Just as the seed of health is in illness, because illness contains information, your fears are a treasure house of self-knowledge if you explore them.
Russell Green The advantage of a classical education is that it enables you to despise the wealth that it prevents you from achieving.
Aristotle Education is the best provision for the journey to old age.
John Maynard Keynes Education: the inculcation of the incomprehensible into the indifferent by the incompetent.
T. H. White The most difficult thing in the world is to know how to do a thing and to watch somebody else do it wrong without comment.
Clark Coleman The two most evangelical groups in the world are atheists and vegetarians, especially the least knowledgeable and least intelligent individuals within those groups.
Unknown Experience is a hard teacher because she gives the test first, the lesson afterward.
Daniel J. Boorstin The greatest obstacle to discovery is not ignorance - it is the illusion of knowledge.
Albert Einstein Imagination is more important than knowledge
B.F. Skinner Education is what survives when what has been learned has been forgotten
Mary Pettibone Poole To repeat what others have said, requires education; to challenge it, requires brains.
Clarence Thomas Good manners will open doors that the best education cannot.
Nancy Astor Real education should educate us out of self into something far finer; into a selflessness which links us with all humanity.
Robert Quillen Discussion is an exchange of knowledge; argument an exchange of ignorance.
Henry Adams A teacher affects eternity; he can never tell where his influence stops.